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20 May 2021
New York, New York, United States
Saturday Night Lights is run by the DA’s office and aims to reduce gun violence by providing organized sports for school-aged kids on weekend nights, when crime often goes up. Active in 20 locations across the city, S...
16 January 2021
During her bid for reelection, former senator Kelly Loeffler, also co-owner of a WNBA team, publicly fought with the league for dedicating its season to Black Lives Matters and fighting for racial justice. Players dec...
5 May 2020
Around the world, sporting leagues have had to cancel or postpone their games as a response to COVID-19, but in select countries, they’re showing the world how to – safely – resume games. Taiwan’s basketball and baseb...
13 April 2020
In Pécs, Hungary, the Rolling Basket wheelchair basketball team is helping to integrate typically isolated people into the community through sports and recreation. Beyond the physical benefit, wheelchair basketball is...
6 December 2019
Richmond, Virginia, United States
RVA League For Safer Streets uses a basketball league as "bait" to change young men's lives by teaching critical thinking and better ways to resolve conflicts. The Richmond, Virginia, program was co-founded in prison ...
18 July 2018
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
New supports are being put into place for the referees of youth sports leagues in order to stop or punish harassment. These include signs, monitors in the stands, and a Facebook page that publicly shames out of contro...
12 July 2018
Arlee, Montana, United States
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for adolescents in Montana. The Arlee Warriors, a high school basketball team, and a group of students at St. Ignatius High School, are initiating conversations to de-stigm...
7 February 2018
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Dozens of basketball courts around the United States have received a beautiful and functional make-over. Project Backboard cleans, fixes, and beautifies outdoor basketball courts, effectively revitalizing the social p...
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